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Even though it was written 37 years ago, Melvin Kranzberg’s first law of technology resonates today in our fast-evolving world of artificial intelligence. “Technology is neither good nor bad, nor is it neutral,” Kranzberg wrote.
As the historian explained, whether a technology is considered good or bad mostly depends on context and time. The same invention can produce different results in different contexts and these can change as circumstances evolve.
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